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How do i delete server/network in Mac

by artchick / August 23, 2005 7:38 AM PDT

I tried to throw out the folders to the trash and i get error message--> you do not have enough privileges. So i go to -->get info--> to try to unlock but i cannot unlock.I tried to look for the folder under -->system preferences to delete and no luck . Thanks Artchick

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It might help
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / August 23, 2005 8:13 AM PDT

if you gave a little more information about what you are trying to do and what OS you are trying to do it in.
If you are trying to remove something from the GO/Network window called Servers, you can't. If it is what you are trying to do, take a look at the icon and you will see the Alias symbol on it. It is pointing to your machine.
If it is something in one of the other folders, workgroup for instance, as long as the machine is connected to the network, it will be there.

Now, what was it you were attempting?


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by artchick / August 23, 2005 8:51 AM PDT
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Srry here is more info.I have a G4 MAC OSX 10.3. I created a network and was having problems on the PC. So i Opened--> Directory Access (in Applications/Utilities).then I -->Double-click SMB in the list and typed ina new workgroup name in the dialog, then clicked OK.But i was getting new folders instead of just changing the name of the workgroup. It create new folders?? I am lost and just wante to start over and create a newtwork. I have so many folders don't know which is which under go--> network--> and i have all this folders and none connect to the server??

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by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / August 23, 2005 10:00 PM PDT
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does not seem to be the term used when having a problem on one machine, your adjust another.
The only time the I have seen the "WorkGroup" folder is when there is a PC on the network. Otherwise, on a Mac only network, the other stations appear in the network window. With a mixed network, the PC appears under Go/Network/Workgroup (with the Macs) and the Macs under Go/Network/My Network. (with the PC)...Go figure
To paraphrase a well known leader, you seem to have snatched failure from the jaws of success!
Is the PC on another network or belong to another group?


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FYI. Not the full story.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 23, 2005 9:51 AM PDT
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